JAMES H. ABORN

Yeast Strains Lacking ARL1 Exhibit Resistance to Rhodamine 6G
Anne G. Rosenwald, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

MARIANNE AUGUSTINE

Phosphorylation of [3H]-thymidine in Sea Urchin Embryos Treated with QQ98 cis-isomers CS and CR, and trans-isomers TS and TR

David Nishioka, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

GERARD ANTHONY BALTAZAR

Population Subdivision of Morone saxatilis Among Chesapeake Bay Watersheds
Heidi G. Elmendorf, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JEANINE A. BAQAI

Transmission Electron Microscope Study of the Variation in Bacterial Morphotypes on the Dorsal Surface of Human Tongues after the Use of Listerine® Mouthwash
George B. Chapman, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

RENA BORUCKI

An Analytical Examination of Old and New World Hanta Viral Strains
Malcom M. Martin, Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Medical Center
Heidi G. Elmendorf, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

MARK W. BYRNE

Brain Arteriovenous Differences of Blood Glucose and β-hydroxybutyrate Levels in Rats Fed a Ketogenic Diet
Douglas A. Eagles, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

KRISTIN M. CAM

Surface Coat Proteins and Possible Antigenic Variation in Spironucleus vortens and Hexamita inflata
Steven M. Singer, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JORGE A. CASTRO-ALVEAR

American Trypanosomiasis: A Survey of Doença do Chagas
Heidi G. Elmendorf, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JAIME ANN CAVALLO

Nonsense-mediated mRNA Decay in Human Breast Cancer Cells and Colon Cancer Cells
Bassem Haddad & Debra Boles, The Institute for Molecular & Human Genetics, Georgetown University Medical Center

ALEX CHANG

Mediation of Erectile Function by Nitric Oxide Douglas A. Eagles, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JOHN CIVILLICO

Implications of Polymorphisms of the Serotonin Transporter Gene for Smoking Behavior in High School-Aged Adolescents
Peter Shields, Lombardi Cancer Center, Department of Hematology & Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center
Joseph H. Neale, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

MEGHAN A. COGHLAN

Ligand-dependence of the Interaction Between Androgen Receptor and a Novel Coactivator, β-catenin
Edward Gelmann, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center

MELISSA D. CONRAD

Wasp Predation on Sheltered Larvae: The Importance of Visual and Olfactory Cues
Martha R. Weiss, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

GENEVIEVE CROFT

Effects of Local Light Environment on Insect Herbivore Damage for Three Temperate Tree Species
Eric Nagy, Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia
Martha R. Weiss, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

LAURA J. DICKER

DNA Microarray Technology and the Effect of Lithium on Gene Expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Anne G. Rosenwald, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

LINDSEY DURBIN

Parent-offspring Conflict in Bottlenose Dolphins, Tursiops aduncus
Janet Mann, Department of Biology and Psychology, Georgetown University

LAYTON ELLIOT

Identification of Transcription Factor B in Giardia lamblia
Heidi G. Elmendorf, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

CRISTINA FABRICANT

Analysis of the Lutenizing Hormone Receptor Gene in Patients Presenting with Leydig Cell Hypoplasia
Wai-Yee Chan, NICHD, National Institutes of Health
Ronda J. Rolfes, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JOHN FONTANILLA

Polymorphisms in the Promoter Gene Region of Interleukin 10
Philip Posch, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Georgetown University Medical Center
Carolyn Hurley, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center
Diane W. Taylor, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JEFFREY FORREST

The Role of the Na+/H+ Exchanger in Cytosolic pH-dependent Apoptosis of MDR-transfected, Drug-resistant Cells
Paul D. Roepe, Department of Chemistry, Georgetown University
Ellen J. Henderson, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

PETER S. FRANTZ

Gene Expression by Intestinal Epithelial Cells in Response to Giardia lamblia Infection
Steven M. Singer, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

AMIT K. GUPTA

Chromatin Level Effects on Transcription in Giardia lamblia
Heidi G. Elmendorf, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

DAVID HARBURGER

Investigation of a Potentially Significant Polymorphism in the Interferon Regulatory Factor-1 Gene in Cell Line, with a Focus on Breast Cancer
Robert Clarke, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center
Todd C. Skaar, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Indiana University Department of Medicine
Ronda J. Rolfes, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

CARA HOROWITZ

Allo-grooming May Serve More Than One Function in Bottlenose Dolphins, Tursiops adunca
Janet Mann, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

DOUGLAS HSU

Uptake and Incorporation of Externally Supplied [3H]-thymidine in a Sea Urchin in vivo Model Treated with QQ98 Isomers
David Nishioka, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

NAYLA Z. IDRISS

Oyster Restoration in the Chesapeake Bay
Philip Sze, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

NICHOLAS JARMON

Production of Antibodies Against HRP-1 in Plasmodium falciparum-infected Individuals
Diane W. Taylor, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

MIN KYU LEE

The Effects of γ-butyrolactone (GBL) and the Ketogenic Diet on the Behavior of Male Rats
Douglas A. Eagles, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JOSEPH LOPEZ

The Negative Effects of Global Warming Edward
M. Barrows, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JUSTIN MARQUIS

The Effect of Calorie Restriction on γ-butyrolactone-induced Seizures in Rats
Douglas A. Eagles, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

CHRISTOPHER MERRITT

Effects of a Ketogenic Diet on Drug-induced Generalized Absence Seizures in Rats
Douglas A. Eagles, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

RAJEEV C. MOHAN

Cells in the Primary Visual Cortex Can Serve as Local Spatial Frequency Analyzers
Douglas A. Eagles, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

MATTHEW D. NEAL

Identification of a Major Surface Protein and the Search for Antigenic Variation in Trepomonas agilis
Heidi G. Elmendorf, Department of Biology, Georgetown University
Matthew (Macky) was awarded the Chapman Medal from the Department of Biology for this thesis research project

MICHAEL O'BRIEN-McGINTY

A Comparison of the Seizure Inducing Latency of Pentylenetetrazole and Flurothyl in Rates on both Normal and Ketogenic Diets
Douglas A. Eagles, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

COURTNEY MARIE PETERSON

Identification and Characterization of Murine Sphingosine-1-Phosphate Phosphohydrolase
Sarah Spiegel, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Georgetown University Medical Center

KEITH H. POST

Flower Fly (Diptera: Syrphidae) Biodiversity, Flight Periods, Sex Rations, and Habitat Distribution in Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve (DMWP), Virginia Edward
M. Barrows, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JESSICA QUINN

Sea Otters as Keystone Species in Alaskan Kelp Forests
Philip Sze, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

GINA RAMIREZ

Color Learning in Three Butterfly Species
Martha R. Weiss, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

MICHAEL RAVENS

Codium fragile as an Invasive Species in the Atlantic Ocean
Philip Sze, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

GABRIELLE RIZZUTO

Diversity Within the DRB1*08 Allele Family in Four US Populations and the Description of Two Novel HLA-A Locus and Five Novel HLA-B Locus
Alleles Carolyn Hurley, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center
Matthew Hamilton, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JASON M. SAVICH

Axon Guidance by Very Shallow Gradients
Geoffrey J. Goodhill, Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center

SUSAN SHAMIMI-NOORI

The Effects of N-Acetylaspartylglutamate Analogues on Glutamate Carboxypeptidase II and the Metabotropic Glutamate receptor, mGluR3
Jarda Wroblewski, Department of Pharmacology, Georgetown University Medical Center
Joseph H. Neale, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

STEPHEN R. SILVESTRO

An Electron Microscope Study of Rose Tissue Infected with Rose Rosette Disease
George B. Chapman, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

SAMANTHA STEIN

γ-butyrolactone Does Not Significantly Elevate Rat Metabolism
Douglas A. Eagles, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

RACHEL KATHLEEN TARDIFF

Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder Douglas A. Eagles, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

DANIEL UNGER THUILLIER

The Antibody Avidity Differences to Plasmodium falciparum Cell Surface Antigens CSP, MSP, and GPI Amongst Pregnant and Non-pregnant Cameroonian Women
Diane W. Taylor, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

EMILY TUERK

Suppression of the Estrogen Receptor Alpha Gene in Breast Cancer
Mary Beth Martin, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Georgetown University Medical Center

ARUNAN S. VAMADEVAN

A Descriptive and Comparative Study of the Bacterial Morphotypes Scraped from Two Human Tongues Following Two Weeks of Non-Use of a Mouthwash and Two Weeks of Twice-Daily-Use of a Mouthwash
George B. Chapman, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JESSAMINE WILLIAMS

Bamboo Preferences in a Pair of Captive Giant Pandas
Janet Mann, Department of Biology, Georgetown University
David Powell, Department of Conservation Biology, Conservation and Research Center, Smithsonian National Zoological Park

ERIN E. WILSON

Learning in Paper Wasps: Polistes dominulus and Polistes fuscatus Overcome Prey Defenses
Martha R. Weiss, Department of Biology, Georgetown University  Zukowski 2002 Undergraduate Research Scholarship Award Winner
Erin was awarded the Chapman Medal from the Department of Biology for this thesis research project

HONG FA YANG

The Effects of γ-butyrolactone (GBL) Injection on Behavior in Ketogenic Female Sprague-Dawley Rats
Douglas A. Eagles, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

TIMOTHY M. ZAGAR

A Study of the Ultrastructural Features of Human Invasive Ductal Carcinoma of the Breast
George B. Chapman, Department of Biology, Georgetown University